The National Republican Campaign Committee took a shot at Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan last week, bashing him for voting against a bill that would, according to the bill's sponsors, expand oil drilling and lower gas prices. "Yet again, Rick Nolan has walked in lockstep with President Obama and his ant ... More >>
In 1970, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame pleaded guilty to taking "immoral and improper liberties with... a female child." The charge stemmed from an incident that took place the year before in a D.C. hotel room where Yarrow, then 31, allegedly had sexual relations (but not sex) with a 14- ... More >>
Congressman Rick Nolan's spokesman denies explosive allegations made in a recent Zenith City Weekly report.NOLAN's 2014 CHALLENGER: Stewart Mills, GOP congressional candidate, hits a beer bong [PHOTOS]The piece, written by Shelly Mategko, alleges that during his campaign to unseat Republican Chip Cr ... More >>
Americana-roots band finds success with Jack White and classic sound
A falafel foot-long? Is Subway too far out of its wheelhouse?The Hot Dish recently reported on fast food eateries' plans to add more gluttonous dishes to their menus in 2011. But some of the additions--Taco Bell's partnerships with Cinnabon and Jimmy Dean to add new breakfast items, Dunkin' Don ... More >>
City Pages won 12 first-place trophies at the annual Page One awards Friday, beating both the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press for the second year in a row. The Star Tribune took home 8 first-place spots out of 17 overall; the Pioneer Press won 2 out of 10 nominations. City Pages won a total ... More >>
Smiles abound this morning in the City Pages newsroom: The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists tells us that we're in line for 17 honors in its annual Page One Awards.Although this year's haul represents a slight return-to-earth from City Pages' record-breaking 2 ... More >>
In ten years, only one man has had the blind faith to try to unseat Anoka Mayor Pete Beberg. Meet Bjorn Skogquist, new kid in town.